World Events of the 1970s
Beatles break up.
Computer floppy disks introduced.
Kent State shootings kill 4 students.
London Bridge brought to the US.
"M*A*S*H" premiers on TV.
Mark Spitz wins 7 gold medals.
Terrorists attack at the Olympic Games in Munich.
Watergate scandal begins.
Abortion legalized in US.
Sears Tower built in Chicago.
Patty Hearst kidnapped.
President Richard Nixon resigns.
Arthur Ashe becomes first black man to win Wimbledon.
Microsoft is founded.
Nadia Comaneci receives 7 perfect tens.
North and South Vietnam join to form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Elvis found dead.
Miniseries "Roots" airs.
First test-tube baby born
John Paul II becomes pope.
Margaret Thatcher becomes first female prime minister of Great Britain.
Mother Theresa awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Sony introduces the Walkman.